Haitian bloodshed became anargument to show the barbarous nature of the Negro, adoctrine Wendell Phillips sought to combat in his celebratedlecture on Toussaint L’Ouverture.
It contained the dangerous clause which added most to China's misfortunes--the Most Favoured Nation clause, providing that if China granted any privilege to any other state, that privilege should also automatically be granted to Great Britain.
Their carriage was delayed by heavy traffic; they reached the Howrah main station only to hear the Benares train whistling for departure.
This mythical tale, of which the subject was a history of the wars of the Athenians against the Island of Atlantis, is supposed to be founded upon an unfinished poem of Solon, to which it would have stood in the same relation as the writings of the logographers to the poems of Homer.
For these questions, the translation by N. Lee Swann, Food and Money in Ancient China, 1959 is very important.
What a welcome there, a veritable ovation!
True, Eliza had not to begin at the very beginning: she knew the names and prices of the cheaper flowers; and her elation was unbounded when she found that Freddy, like all youths educated at cheap, pretentious, and thoroughly inefficient schools, knew a little Latin.
Do you understand that the Luzhin smartness is just the same thing as Sonia’s and may be worse, viler, baser, because in your case, Dounia, it’s a bargain for luxuries, after all, but with Sonia it’s simply a question of starvation.
41:012:038 And he said unto them in his doctrine, Beware of the scribes, which love to go in long clothing, and love salutations in the marketplaces, 41:012:039 And the chief seats in the synagogues, and the uppermost rooms at feasts: 41:012:040 Which devour widows' houses, and for a pretence make long prayers: these shall receive greater damnation.
Not Miss Crawley--she preferred her carriage--but the walk over the Rectory fields, and in at the little park wicket, and through the dark plantation, and up the checkered avenue to Queen's Crawley, was charming in the moonlight to two such lovers of the picturesque as the Captain and Miss Rebecca.
But governments don't have to use inflation just to win wars, do they?"
Without this dominating influence, character has no protection, but is constantly liable to fall away before temptation; and every such temptation succumbed to, every act of meanness or dishonesty, however slight, causes self-degradation.
It is an error amounting to nonsensicality to see in "faith," and particularly in faith in salvation through Christ, the distinguishing mark of the Christian: only the Christian way of life, the life lived by him who died on the cross, is Christian.... To this day such a life is still possible, and for certain men even necessary: genuine, primitive Christianity will remain possible in all ages.... Not faith, but acts; above all, an avoidance of acts, a different state of being.... States of consciousness, faith of a sort, the acceptance, for example, of anything as true--as every psychologist knows, the value of these things is perfectly indifferent and fifth-rate compared to that of the instincts: strictly speaking, the whole concept of intellectual causality is false.
The sensation of wetness is composed of that of cold and easy movement over surface.
He was also fascinated by the little whistle, andearly the next year, when he took a month’s vacation in England, he took onewith him.
This variety of scheme runs through all creation.
Frank had left, going back to the executive office to pack their gear in frustration.
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Are you all in this vibration?
In the beginning of the change that gradually worked in me, when I tried to get a better understanding of myself and be a better man, I did glance, through some indefinite probation, to a period when I might possibly hope to cancel the mistaken past, and to be so blessed as to marry her.
Hence it must be believed that such people have really smelled something somewhere and have given this odor this or that particular location.
Turn is a conversational and popular word often used vaguely for rotate or revolve, or for any motion about a fixed point, especially for a motion less than a complete "rotation" or "revolution;" a man turns his head or turns on his heel; the gate turns on its hinges.
Turley, and the Alsatian Foggerty.
She was looking cute in a black dress, relieved by a red carnation.
But the castration, against all nature, of such a god, making him a god of goodness alone, would be contrary to human inclination.
To the theist there is, in strictness, no chance, all things being by divine causation and control; but chance is spoken of where no special cause is manifest: "By chance there came down a certain priest that way," Luke x, 31.
And there are many other cases of suffering in which the mere rest and cessation of pain, and not any positive enjoyment, is extolled by them as the greatest pleasure?
The cannoneer fired a shot, but his shell passed some feet above the cetacean, which stayed half a mile off.
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Captain Nemo alerted his companion to this hideous crustacean, which a swing of the rifle butt quickly brought down, and I watched the monster’s horrible legs writhing in dreadful convulsions.
It is found in the oldest Russian code, the Pravda of Jaroslav, under the same name (vervj) as in the Dalmatian code, and may also be traced in Polish and Czech historical records.
Deflation is uneven, too: the cost of food may crash because of some amazing new fertilizer, which means you can buy twice as much cassava per wahoonie.
We had reading and geography and Canadian history and dictation today.
Is ours this priestly hand-dilation, This incense-fuming exaltation?
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It is quite edifying to hear women speculate upon the worthlessness and the duration of beauty.
Mediaeval Germany went as far as any of the Western heirs of the-first great civilizations towards a fixation of classes.
For a day or two after the affront was given, Henry Crawford had endeavoured to do it away by the usual attack of gallantry and compliment, but he had not cared enough about it to persevere against a few repulses; and becoming soon too busy with his play to have time for more than one flirtation, he grew indifferent to the quarrel, or rather thought it a lucky occurrence, as quietly putting an end to what might ere long have raised expectations in more than Mrs. Grant.
Tough, it’s about the nearest thingto sensory deprivation she can arrange without a flotation tank andsuxamethonium injection.
In any event, he must have been a close student and a hard worker; and to this day his writings continue to exercise a powerful influence on the formation of English character.
By chance a cow-buffalo coming near the spot, the stallion became outrageous, broke his heel-ropes, joined the buffalo, which after the usual period of gestation, produced this colt, to our great astonishment."